Chinese bastard spammers, Marksmile, continue to harass domain owners

Chinese bastard spammers, Marksmile.com, continue to harass domain owners, emailing them unsolicited email with .CN variants of their own domains. This time around, the Marksmile douchebags are sending out “discounts” to their previous offer, trying to convince Westerners that they need a .CN domain, for their matching .COM. China’s .CN domain is highly regulated and […]

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Domain Memes : Happy Women’s Day from these fine Women Domainers!

The International Women’s Day is a reminder that all women should be honored, celebrated and treated equally, every day. There are plenty of fine women domainers in the domain industry, and we hear from them daily. Some email us with notifications about domains they are selling, that are similar to what we own. Others, want […]

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Another Chinese domain spammer sending out fake expiration notices is exposed

Serial domain spammers from China are flooding the mailboxes of domain investors, harvesting WHOIS information. In China, this is considered a “normal” practice, to aggressively bombard others with crappy products and services. Unsolicited email, aka “spam,” generates billions of emails daily. We’ve uncovered yet another Chinese domain spammer, operating from a cluster of newly registered […]

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Domain crime : How Heather Kennedy and Insticator.co won the Spammer of the Year award

Who doesn’t hate spammers? They are the scum of the earth. Every once in a while, we award the Phuckstick of the Year award, to the most persistent douchebag. This year’s award doesn’t go to the Chinese domain robo-spammer, or even the clueless marketers of dot .GDN. Heather Kennedy of a company called Insticator.co wins […]

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Who is the Chinese spammer that emails every LLLL .com owner?

If you own LLLL .com domains, this isn’t news to you: a Chinese spammer has been sending out email offers for every LLLL .com permutation there is. That’s thousands of spam emails, non stop. Hiding behind QQ number accounts and temporary domains, the spammer offers between 1600 to 1800 yuan for every domain. That’s the […]

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XYZ Registry suspended serial spammer’s domain names

Our article yesterday about a serial spammer using dozens of XYZ domains, coincided with action by the XYZ Registry to shut them down. Despite the considerable amount of spam dispatched by the spammer, the XYZ Registry maintains an abuse mitigation system for such cases. Shayan Rostam, Global Director of Registry Operations for the XYZ Registry […]

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Barrage of spam coming from free/cheap .XYZ domains

Give something for free or at a hugely discounted price, and the abuse will commence. An increasing amount of spam comes from a group of phucksticks that use cheap or free dot .XYZ domains. These domains are used to pump out spam emails about fat burners, discount tickets, time shares and other unwanted crap – […]

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Spam from China: Are DOPA employees completely ‘dope’ ?

DOPA continues the lowlife practice of sending unsolicited email to domain owners, a euphemism for spam. The Chinese company ignores the protocol of voluntary inclusion to mailing lists, and instead emails their sales pitch to email addresses harvested from the WHOIS of domains. We have covered the spamming practice of DOPA on several occasions. The […]

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Serial spammers Dopa .com continue to pester domainers!

Dopa.com continues to send out unsolicited – aka “spam” – emails, even when the recipients of their solicitations do not respond. They are now referencing those unanswered emails, adding an extra layer of annoyance. How are these spamming phucksticks allowed to exist in the domain industry, is beyond our comprehension. Therefore, we will continue to […]

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Krebs On Security identifies mega-spammer domains using DomainTools

Security experts, Krebs On Security, uncovered a long trail of spam, domains and hijacked Internet addresses; all the evidence leads back to a 37-year-old junk email distributor from San Diego, who was the first such spammer to be criminally prosecuted 13 years ago. Using DomainTools to identify, track and analyze the domain registrations of hundreds […]

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Forget about your Twitter domains and followers grand plan!

Did you register, acquire or otherwise drool over a “twitter followers” domain? It’s about time to rethink your marketing strategy, because Twitter will come onto you like a billion birds of a feather. In a lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco, five of Twitter’s most aggressive spammers are named as defendants. They used […]

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